20 December 2018
The world of jewelry boasts many different settings – ways of fixing precious stones to make them stand out as much as possible. One of the most innovative is the Tension setting developed by Germany’s Niessing manufacture. Specialists in engagement rings, Niessing have pulled off the feat of inserting a diamond, without breaking it, between the two ends of a cut ring. so that it then seems to float in the air…. The Tension setting is now available in a dozen models and a variety of gold colors, including unique shades ranging from gray to red, ivory or rosewood. The ideal way to personalize your engagement ring.
The elephant, which in its wild state may well have disappeared from the planet in twenty years’ time, is a great favorite with jewelers.
To support Sauvade, the French designer Pascale Monvoisin has created a pretty ring with a gold plaque on which a message can be engraved.
Developed and patented by Lebanese jeweler Tabbah for one of his customers, this ring is a reinterpretation of the traditional cigarette-holder.
Precious stones are not only used in jewelry. The Compagnie Française de l’Orient et de la Chine proposes four hardstone bowls hand-carved in India.
Pharaonic motifs, hieroglyphics, beetles… The influence of Egypt is a classic theme in the jewelry of contemporary creators and jewelers.
At GemGenève, the display cases are full of loose diamonds, rubies, sapphires, opals, tourmalines, and spinels including the most beautiful specimens.